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I like Gaugin.
Hey me too ! & he arrived here by accident via typo for '' Paul Hogan '' hehe..
Gaugin was a jerk and an idiot, but a semi-interesting painter, I guess.
doesn't that sound familiar to an chess player (BF ) ?
Nah.. him (Gauguin) & Van were superb drinkers, raconteurs, womanisers & madmen, What not to like ?
They were hopeless wannabe bohemians; well, Van Gogh certainly was, anyway. Gauguin of course had more success there, but most came in such creepy fashion (the Tahitian jaunt replete with pre-pubescent girls etc) that it doesn't seem right to laud him for it.
And how admirable can he be if I always spell his name incorrectly?
Well as mentioned (see previous post) google were happy with '' Gogan ''. lol !.
Bohemian live-short burn-bright not sensible but I do admire...
Tahiti is cess-pit nowadays & cannot blame him for that :)
He lived until he was 54, had sex with pre-pubescent Tahitian girls in a coloniser-colonised relationship, and died of syphilis. No, these are not the acts of a bright bohemian.
how about this
No worse than Bill Clinton or anyone else in limelight. Morals always lacking for famous figures. Is power-thing..
Silvio Berlosconi etc, need I go on ?
Artists & politicians are seldom good role-models...
Sure, Clinton was a letch, but not because of the Lewinsky thing. And most of his jerkitude comes from being the United States president, which is a position of power one really needs to be a total jerk to attain.
& also you must think of the context of time & date looking around the world many reprehensible & abbhorent things were going on.
'' The last recorded slave ship to land on American soil was the Clotilde, which in 1859 ''
time will come, there will be a woman world champion
dominated all men.
Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin 7 June 1848 – 8 May 1903)
Polgar not far away. :)
You see begin with themes & see where it all leads ? :)
World-domination begins there.
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